Olveston & Aust Community Website

Olveston & Aust Community Website

for the Civil Parishes of Olveston and Aust

Welcome to the nine Severnside villages and hamlets of Olveston, Tockington, Awkley, Ingst, Old Down, Lower Hazel, Aust, Elberton and Littleton on Severn


Just use the menu to find out more about our local community...

...and, if you are not a local resident, we hope exploring our website will encourage you to visit!

  NEW! - OLVESTON PARISH WALKS - New leaflets have been produced detailing six circular walks in Olveston Parish.  Read more hereLeaflet cover


Do you have difficulty getting to the shops, your GP's surgery, medical appointments or social events?  4 Towns and Vale Link community transport scheme can help you get out and about, with their accessible, door-to-door vehicles.   You don't have to be stuck at home any longer. All you need to do to use their service is complete a form and pay a registratiion fee.   You can find out more here.

DISCOVER FESTIVAL 2016 - All kinds of events are on offer in South Gloucestershire throughout September and October - walks, historical buildings open days, nature activities, crafts, food festivals ... and lots more.  Find out the details here.

ROAD CLOSURES AND DIVERSIONS 7th to 11th NOVEMBER - Because of road resurfacing works between 7th and 11th November in Church Road Rudgeway, there will be some road closures and diversions in the surrounding area for that period.  See the map and further details about it.

SEVERN BRIDGE CLOSURES - During 2016, inspections and maintenance of the M48 Severn Bridge Crossing will result in occasional lane closures, westbound or eastbound cariageway closures or sometimes even full bridge closures.  You can find the most up-to-date information here.

CHECK BEFORE YOU TRAVEL - NETWORK RAIL  are modernising the Great Western route, including the Severn Tunnel.  Check here for the latest information about railway works and possible delays.   You can also read here about the exciting work happening to upgrade the 130-year old Severn Tunnel and an interview with Laraine Pearson, the Project Manager for the Tunnel Upgrade.

BUS SERVICE CHANGES FROM 4 SEPT 2016 - see details here.

Our local Primary School is keen for local residents to know what is going on in the school.  You can read about the school and download school newsletters from Olveston CEVC Primary School's website.

Elberton & the Severn Bridge from Olveston 

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The remains of an old salmon fishing engine on the Severn